Archive for January, 2011
We could all us a little clean up, right? I started this blog so I could provide you guys with healthy recipes to help you along your journey of health, but we are not perfect. The idea is to eat innately as much as possible but we are human and that doesn’t always happen…insert a CLEANSE!! Not only can our body become toxic from bad food, but it can also get that way from other environmental toxins as well. Toxins can hang around in your gallbladder and liver. I am constantly amazed at the number of people who have their […]
This is totally easy and super delicious. So nice for a snow day (like today 🙂 1 Tbsp Olive oil 1 Tbsp butter 1 large onion, chopped 2 ribs of celery, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 potato, chopped (optional) 4 cloves of garlic, minced 5 cups of vegetable stock 2 tsp dried thyme 2 bay leaves 1-2 C mushrooms, sliced salt and pepper to taste Heat oil and butter in large pot, add onion and saute over medium heat until soft. Add celery and carrot and saute for 5 more minutes. Add broth, potato, garlic, thyme, bay leaves […]
This is SUPER easy to make! It makes a great snack or it can also be used as a spread on wraps. I like adding some fresh red pepper for a nice flavor, but you can add what ever you would like to spice it up 🙂 Red Pepper Hummus 1 large can (25oz) garbanzo beans 1/2 C olive oil 1/4 tahini (sesame seed butter) 1/4 lemon juice 4-5 garlic cloves 1 red pepper, optional salt and pepper pinch of cayenne, optional Place all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth
What a day to post an ice cream recipe…when it’s snowing outside! Ha! Well, who doesn’t like ice cream all year round even if it is a bit chilly outside. I’ll have to make my next post something warm:-) Brazil Nut Ice Cream 2/3 cup raw, unsalted Brazil nuts (soak a few hrs or overnight) 4-6 dates, pitted (more if you prefer a sweeter ice cream) 1/2 cup water 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 20 medium-sized ice cubes Blend the Brazil nuts, dates, water, and vanilla together until smooth. Add the ice cubes and blend until smooth.